Making your own black tea
Enjoy tea picking experience in Yamizo, 2018
Unganji district of Otawara city, Tochigi prefecture, at the foot of Mt. Yamizo was once famous for tea cultivation. However, it was difficult for farmers to keep tea cultivation due to aging.
Six years ago, Yamizo-azumappe committee started to reproduce tea. And now they rediscover tea leaf cultivation.
Temperature difference of this area makes unique quality of tea with pleasant aroma and a bit bitter taste.
Come and enjoy the refreshing temperature and the thrill of strolling among rows of tea leaf nearby forests.
Enjoy picking tea yourself and making black tea together!
■Date: May 26 (Sat.), 2018
■Pick up time & point:
①8：30am at Utsunomiya Station West gate
②9:10am at Utsunomya Romantic Village Parking lot 2
■Fee: 5,800yen for adults
4,200yen for children (above 6 years old)
※ Please check us out for children under 6 years old who need bus seat.
※ Please let us know if you come to the tea field by own car or public transportations. A rebate off 1,500yen per person.
※ Cash payment on pick -up point or bank deposit before tour
Tour maximum 24 people and minimum 10 people
First experience of making black tea
Try hand rolling!
-Tour maximum 24 people and minimum 10 people
-Transportation by bus
-Tour conductor, English speaking guide
-Insurance coverage (from pick-up to drop off)
-Prepare casual cloth and comfy shoes
-Time schedule of the tour is subject to weather and traffic
-Lunch of local vegetables
-Tea and dessert
-Black tea gift
May 26, 2018 (Saturday)
9：10 Utsunomiya Romantic Village parking lot 2
10：50 Tea field in Otawara city
--Lecture of making black tea (hand rolling and fermentation)
11：30 Tea picking
13：30 Making black tea (Dry and roasting)
↓ Free time --- Strolling around Unganji temple and craft making
15：30 Tea time
16：20 Departure from Otawara city
17：40 Utsunomiya Romantic Village
18：30 JR Utsunomiya Station
受付時間 / 10:00～18:00